Treasure Island

Cynthia BuhainBaello

(November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

A Convenient Escape


To blame God for everything really,
Man does in freedom on this Earth -
Is a Convenient Escape, logically,
For results that our human actions birth.

As all of us are born free to choose,
Decide to be king over our Fate,
Choices that we do to win or lose,
Mark the goals or traps that we create.

We are free to rise and maybe soar,
Free to wallow in Defeat and Pain,
Free to find dreams we are looking for -
Free to stand up and begin again.

We are not born puppets on some strings,
Unable to think and make our move.
We were created as intelligent beings!
We choose and decide, as our lives prove.

Freedom requires Responsibility.
God or no God, we will reap what we do!
We face consequences inevitably,
Some are dreadful and hurting, that's true.

So to blame God for all our failings -
Or what Man, in Humanity, has become,
Is not only denying our Will at deciding
On a noble existence, before life's end comes.

CynthiaBuhainBaello 8/7/2012

Submitted: Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Edited: Sunday, February 02, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Convenient Escape by Cynthia BuhainBaello )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Let me search, gajanan mishra
  2. A city escape, jeff newnham
  3. Haggler, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  4. A beloved Just Like The Moon, A Beloved .., Bijay Kant Dubey
  5. Venting with Vengeance, Nalini Chaturvedi
  6. The drowned emigrants, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  7. Life is open, hasmukh amathalal
  8. Poetry Court, Dean Meredith
  9. OBSTINACY, Satish Verma
  10. Rooftop Stronghold, Von Kimball Barney

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

AT last she comes, O never more
In this dear patience of my pain
To leave me lonely as before,
Or leave my soul alone again.... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. At Last She Comes, Robert Louis Stevenson
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  10. Dreams, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]